Basement Windows

Windows are able to make your basement appear more pleasing and boost safety. Large basement windows, sometimes called "egress windows," from Pella of Colorado Springs are created to permit more light into underground spaces than the older, smaller, rectangular windows that sit above ground. They also offer an escape in case of an emergency.

The primary difference between basement, or egress, windows and standard windows is that basement windows are required to be made for an average-sized person to get out in order to meet safety requirements outlined in building codes. You’re able to select from properly sized casement, sliding or double-hung windows when you add basement windows. Make sure you fully understand local building codes before you purchase basement windows.

Wood

Architect Series®

Wood

Designer Series®

Wood

Pella® 450 Series

  • Pella’s most popular styles, sizes, features and options
  • Unique grille types to provide the look of individual windowpanes
  • Competitively priced Pella® wood craftsmanship
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features save energy
Fiberglass

Pella® Impervia® Series

  • Made from Duracast®— the strongest, most durable material available in windows2
  • Fantastic performance
  • The classy look of a painted wood window
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated options save energy
Vinyl

Pella® 350 Series

  • Almost invisible, exclusive SmoothSeam welded corners
  • Unique, detailed frame profile
  • Tougher and more durable than other vinyl windows
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated options save energy
Vinyl

Encompass by Pella®

  • Superior craftsmanship backed by Pella
  • Styles and options to accommodate most budgets
  • Nearly maintenance-free vinyl frames—no more painting!
  • ENERGY STAR®-rated features save energy

To hear more about basement/egress windows, stop by your neighborhood Pella® showroom or click below to arrange your free, in-home consultation.


 
1Based on data from research conducted by the Department of Occupational and Environmental Health at The University of Iowa.
2In testing performed in accordance with ASTM testing standards. Duracast® fiberglass composite from Pella has displayed superior performance in strength, ability to withstand heat and cold, and resistance to dents and scratches.
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